Pair of Children's Shoes

These child's shoes were made by John Davidson who was the village souter (shoemaker) of Kirkoswald in the late 18th century. Davidson was the original "Souter Johnnie" on whom Robert Burns based his famous character in Tam O' Shanter.   Part of the James McKie Collection.
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John Davidson
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Kirkoswald, South Ayrshire
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L 120mm
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East Ayrshire Council
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